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    Why do Mods/Admin/Advisers hide?

    Why do Mods/Admin/Advisers hide?

    Surely they need to be seen so we can contact them quickly and easily?

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    Because im sure they get alot of un-needed questions or comments due to their status. Its the same with any business, you can't get straight to the top straight away. They have far to much to be doing.

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    Some hide Lee, some dont

    I used to go in stealth mode, it helps keep an eye on the board without being badgered (ooooeeerrrr lol)


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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi View Post
    Why do Mods/Admin/Advisers hide?

    Surely they need to be seen so we can contact them quickly and easily?
    The admin team can be contacted via the helpdesk.

    No other reason why you should be contacting them, and no other reason why you should be questioning the fact - unless its to highlight something your not happy with

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    Quote Originally Posted by GTE_LET View Post
    it helps keep an eye on the board without being badgered (ooooeeerrrr lol)
    Cheers Mel - it's exactly that

    It means I can do other things behind the scenes and off the main forums, without appearing to be "on duty".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ffoeg View Post
    Cheers Mel - it's exactly that

    It means I can do other things behind the scenes and off the main forums, without appearing to be "on duty".
    Do I get extra Brownie points for that?


    Mind you, after recent threads...Im not sure its the right kind of brownie points I meant


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    I am not happy about a users thread being changed without them being told no but this came to me when I was going to PM a Mod but there wasn't any on.

    Mods should be approachable and easy to get hold of in my eyes.

    Maybe I am wrong

    Its like leaving a message on a company's answer phone and waiting for them to get back to you and not knowing if they have read/listned to the message and dealing with it or just that they have and will do it/get back to you when they can be bothered.

    Mat was on-line earlier and I had a problem so I PM'ed him (As he wasnt hiding) and he got straight back to me and I knew the issue was delt with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi View Post
    Why do Mods/Admin/Advisers hide?

    Surely they need to be seen so we can contact them quickly and easily?
    I found it strange at first. But, its fun sometimes. Its like fishing. You put out a bait (like this thread) and the mods bite

    I have to hand it to the mods/admins though, of all the forums I visit, this one is definitely the most organised. A reason why I keep coming back even though I no longer own an Astra

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ffoeg View Post
    Cheers Mel - it's exactly that

    It means I can do other things behind the scenes and off the main forums, without appearing to be "on duty".
    So if someone can see your on-line then you cant do other things? If your being hassled by PM's you don't have to read them straight away and can just get on with the behind the scenes stuff.

    Quote Originally Posted by Al View Post
    I found it strange at first. But, its fun sometimes. Its like fishing. You put out a bait (like this thread) and the mods bite

    I have to hand it to the mods/admins though, of all the forums I visit, this one is definitely the most organised. A reason why I keep coming back even though I no longer own an Astra
    I agree the mods do keep on top of things well but sometimes you have an issue that you want sorted/ask a question that maybe doesnt need the help desk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LordNikon View Post
    The admin team can be contacted via the helpdesk.
    Or report a post if there is an issue with it (as it will email all mods as well)

    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi View Post
    Mat was on-line earlier and I had a problem so I PM'ed him (As he wasnt hiding) and he got straight back to me and I knew the issue was delt with.
    I can't see any issues with people hiding, like you have pointed out you saw Mat was online so PM'd him, if he was busy doing things 'behind the scenes' he may not have time to answer a load of PM's so could appear offline instead. Whereas if he was online and didn't reply, may give you the image that he was ignoring you

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